Sky Shamans of Mongolia: Meetings with Remarkable Healers by Kevin Turner

By Kevin Turner

half travelogue, half experiential non secular memoir, Kevin Turner takes us to go to with actual shamans within the steppes and concrete facilities of modern day Mongolia. alongside the best way, the writer, a training shaman himself, tells of spontaneous clinical diagnoses, all-night shamanic ceremonies, and magnificent healings, all welling from a wealthy tradition during which divination, soul-retrieval, and spirit depossession are part of daily life.
 
Shamanism, defined within the Nineteen Fifties via Mircea Eliade as "archaic innovations of ecstasy," is alive and good in Mongolia as a method of having access to "nonordinary realities" and the spirit international. After centuries of suppression by way of Buddhist after which Communist political powers, it really is exploding in reputation in Mongolia. Turner provides compelling bills of healings and rituals he witnesses between Darkhad, Buryat, and Khalkh shamans, and is going directly to offer us along with his insights right into a common shamanism, rules that lie on the center of shamanic traditions around the globe. This excellent, inspiring ebook will attract shamans and shamanic therapists, scholars of Mongolian tradition and comparative faith, and lovers of off-grid shuttle memoirs.

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